Readers' Choice Top 100 Products - 2013District Administration Top 100 Products

myON Reader

Company : Capstone

A personalized literacy environment, myON Reader engages students at all reading levels with its library of more than 2,000 enhanced digital books. Books are recommended to students based on individual interests and reading level using the Lexile Framework for Reading. myON Reader measures time spent reading, number of books read, and reading growth.

Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, reading

Complete Campus Security Solution Visitor Management Software

Company : Ident-A-Kid

Ident-A-Kid’s Complete Campus Security System (CCSS) is a free, visitor-management program that signs in and prints name badges for all visitors, and documents the lengths and reasons for their visits. Tardy and early-dismissal students also can be recorded. Its new messaging system, ParentAlert, can notify parents of any emergency.

Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, safety, security monitors

EmployeeSafe

Company : PublicSchoolWORKS

This compilation of school safety tools includes training courses, procedures, and checklists for programs like accident management and compliance. School districts also can add their own tools and content. The management system needed to operate a district’s safety program is included.

Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, safety

ParentLink App

Company : Parlant Technology

The ParentLink mobile app gives the school community a personalized window into what is happening at a school. With this app, educators can post grades, assignments, and attendance reports along with news, events, and announcements.

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StoryStarter

Company : Lego Education

This curriculum package helps elementary school educators create language arts lessons focused on enhancing students’ reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. With the StoryStarter software, educators can create rich language arts lessons that also inspire teamwork, critical thinking, and creativity.

Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, reading curriculum

TRACbook

Company : Interactive Achievement

TRACbook is a web-based data management tool that lets administrators search and analyze previously fragmented student data sets. Reports can be arranged by student, class, teacher, and school. It also can be used to create watch lists of students who are struggling and track intervention programs.

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IdentiFi Wireless

Company : Enterasys (now a part of Extreme Networks)

IdentiFi Wireless provides wired-like internet access for mobile and BYOD users. It includes Wi-Fi access points, centralized management, HD video, and data services. The system is designed to route Wi-Fi traffic to boost performance and reliability.

Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, Wi-Fi

Professional Development Courses

Company : Florida Virtual School

This online school creates customized, web-based professional development programs for individuals, schools, and districts across the country. Professional development options are delivered as virtual courses, live webinars, or as face-to-face customized workshops. FLVS courses are specifically designed for student motivation, school leadership, and online teaching.

Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, teacher

Gizmos

Company : ExploreLearning

Gizmos contains interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3 through 12. Gizmos is ideal for small group work, individual exploration, and whole-class instruction using an LCD projector or interactive whiteboard. Gizmos aligns with state curriculum standards, the Common Core standards, and more than 300 textbooks.

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School Info App

Company : School Info App

This mobile app enables parents, students, alumni, faculty, and staff to quickly access school information and announcements. Users can receive smartphone notifications, view event calendars, get directions to off-campus events, and view staff contact information. Schools can post grades, lunch menus, and important documents.

communication, mobile, Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products

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